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State budget: Pay raises, hemp, bridges and USD building - Rapid City Journal

She watched from the galleries of both the House and Senate as they voted. Sen. Reynold Nesiba, a Sioux Falls Democrat, said the process was more open and transparent than it was last year. The budget had a bit more wiggle room than lawmakers anticipated when they convened in January. Better-than-expected revenues and declines in …

Governor: Room in budget for pay increases, hemp - Brookings Register

PIERRE (AP) – Gov. Kristi Noem announced Monday that the state will have sufficient room in her proposed budget to raise pay for teachers and state employees, as well as to launch an industrial hemp program.  The Republican governor said increases in tax revenue and cuts to other programs will provide enough money to give …

Budget, hemp, Keystone XL Pipeline top 2020 legislative agenda - Rapid City Journal

The South Dakota state capitol in Pierre. Journal file SIOUX FALLS | Figuring out how to fund delayed pay raises, clamping down on pipeline protesters, and legalizing hemp in a way to prevent people from getting high will top South Dakota lawmakers’ agenda this year. Lawmakers won’t have much time to act. They are scheduled …